Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Glaucoma screening

 > 40yrs with risk factors: every year

>40 but <60yrs, no risk factors: every 3-5 yrs

 >60yrs , no risk factors: every 1-2 yrs

Risk factors for glaucoma include:
Black race
High IOP
DM
Family history
Severe eye injury
Myopia
Chronic corticosteroids
Hypothyroidism

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